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Energy Community raises awareness about investing in energy efficiency as source of economic regeneration post COVID-19

07 April 2020
The Energy Community Secretariat has announced that it will focus on raising awareness about energy efficiency funding opportunities for its Contracting Parties and their stakeholders. According to the Secretariat, energy efficiency should be treated as a source of economic regeneration after the…
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Ukraine: Preschool children in Dubno learn about energy efficiency

06 April 2020
A workshop was held in Dubno, Ukraine, to assess the progress of the ongoing thermal modernisation project in ‘Solnishko’ preschool. As a part of the session, the project team collaborated with the teachers to raise awareness amongst pupils about the importance of saving energy. The children…
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New video shows how EU helps region in Armenia produce clean energy

06 April 2020
The EU Delegation to Armenia shared a video on social media about the new solar power plant built in Vayots Dzor Province, Armenia. The video demonstrates how the EU supports businesses and projects working on green technologies. With the EU’s help, the region now has 1.1 MWp installed capacity…
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Applications for the 2020 EU Sustainable Energy Award for the Eastern Partnership are still open

06 April 2020
Do not miss your chance to win the 2020 EU Sustainable Energy Award for the Eastern Partnership! If you are an energy efficiency enthusiast with a successful energy project, you have the unique opportunity to tell the world about your success! The EU Sustainable Energy Award for the Eastern…
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Ukraine: Another residential building made more energy efficient thanks to EU support

03 April 2020
The ‘First movers’ project has shared a new success story about implementing energy efficiency measures in a residential building in Lviv, Ukraine. The apartment building ‘Air 92’ will benefit from Grant Package B, which includes setting up individual heating units, balancing the heat supply…
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EU initiative ‘Covenant of Mayors’ collects resources to help cities fight COVID-19

03 April 2020
COVID-19 has caused an unprecedented global health and economic crisis affecting many sectors, including energy. As a response, the EU initiative ‘Covenant of Mayors’, the world's largest movement for local climate and energy actions, has collected a number of useful resources to support over 10,…
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Belarus: Bike counter installed in Minsk with EU support

02 April 2020
A large-screen bike counter has been installed in Minsk, Belarus, with support from the EU. The counter tracks the number of cyclists passing per day/year. The device is currently operating in test mode. The information collected by the counter will help the city’s transportation experts assess…
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Moldova temporarily suspends energy procurement process

02 April 2020
The Emergency Committee in the Republic of Moldova has decided to temporarily suspend the ongoing electricity procurement process for three months in light of the COVID-19 outbreak. The state-owned trader Energocom has signed a unilateral contract with MGRES (a gas-fired power plant in the Trans-…
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Energy sector at potential risk from COVID-19 pandemic

02 April 2020
As a response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Energy Community Secretariat has announced that it is making all its resources available to support its Contracting Parties in managing the crisis. The Secretariat has announced that although the energy sectors are currently functioning well in the…
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Green business idea competition ClimateLaunchpad 2020 now open for applications

01 April 2020
The global green business idea competition ClimateLaunchpad is open for applications from over 55 countries around the world, including Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine. The programme aims to help aspiring entrepreneurs develop their clean technology ideas into…